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Monicord & Cuvée TRAN5FERT 2015

Monicord & Cuvée TRAN5FERT 2015

Clos Monicord introduced the cuvée 'TRAN5FERT' with Les Monicord during the graffiti exhibition that took place in the old Police Station 'Castéja' during the Summer 2015 in Bordeaux, France. The exhibiting artists worked on a wine label design for this specific 'cuvée'. The labels were printed in limited series. Many thanks again to Trakt for the graphic design, who worked out this great label. We were extremely pleased to sponsor some wine on certain occasions during this event and we are happy that we were able to be present with our wines during this major event to support the work and inititative...

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Good or bad year

Good or bad year

A recap on Monicord vintages, however likely to be very general for Bordeaux wines. 2001 Surprising potential. Elegant. 2002 In general a poor vintage. However well matured it is showing some really pleasant angles 2003 With the heat wave, a disaster vintage. A vintage to forget. 2004 Much more balanced than 2003, expresses the soil and terroir. Best to drink now. 2005 A superb vintage, riche, with body, complex. At its top 2017-2020 2006 Still spirited, turns out to be very interesting. Drink 2015-2018 2007 A vintage discredited by journalists and specialists. Wrong…much more attractive as expected. Elegant, delicate 2008...

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Clos Monicord by Damien Venot

Clos Monicord by Damien Venot

Damien Venot directed and produced a film presenting Clos Monicord and our wines. He is a self-taught film director and is very passionnate about art, cinema and many other things. He works in Bordeaux, France. To discover his other films don't hesitate to browse on his vimeo page  https://vimeo.com/113536120

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Les Monicord 2011 receives a star * in the Guide Hachette 2015

Les Monicord 2011 receives a star * in the Guide Hachette 2015

Hachette Guide 2015: Les Monicord 2011 : * A little reserved for the moment, but this 2011 vintage shows unveils scents of ripe fruits, tempered by warm spices. Fleshy and intense,  not to say imposing, the mouth finishes with freshness marked spices, which gives the wine shine and depth. spareribs with salt and pepper. 2017 - 2020   Clos Monicord 2011 : 15 months on French oak gives complexity (hints of torrefaction, fruity and salty); elegant tannins, still firm; a long final : potential 2017 -2022

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Rely On The Wine In The Bottle, Not The Price On The Label, By David Edgerly

Rely On The Wine In The Bottle, Not The Price On The Label, By David Edgerly

Article by David Edgerly on his blog Levantine Musings where he expresses his thoughts on political, economic, social developments however this time on wine. Interesting outsider view on wine. You have carefully tended to the soil, inserted new stakes, planted new vines, spent days pruning the old vines, strung thousands of meters of wire, and tied down each sprout. The buds are starting to sprout their first leaves, and soon it will be time to prune the first grapes. You will carefully attach the growing vines to the wires as they grow to more than a meter above the stalk...

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